Responses from muzikat

How many systems do you have?
Multiple, enough gear to have six or seven systems. Not all in use at the same time. Only 2 in my home. 1 in my beach condo  
Can recommend some non-fatigue SMALL bookshelf for near-field listening?
Spendor, several models may fit your needs. They are definitely non fatiguing   
How much gear do you own?
At least 7 integrated amps. 3 CD players, 2 turntables. 1 tuner, 2 streamers. Multiple cables, 5 pairs of speakers. That's only for two rooms.  In my late 60s time pair down, just been too lazy.  
Listening to music I don’t particularly like
Not my thing. I love a good system, but love good music more. Rather listen to music I love on a substandard system than music I don't care for on a great system. That said, not too much music I can't stand  
Soft, smooth organic SS integrated amps?
Another vote for Marantz++ 
How old are you?
you know what happens if you live long get old. be grateful, it's a privilege not enjoyed by everyone.that said, I'm 66.always loved music and remember spinning my Mom's 45s when I was about 5-6 years old. got my first fold out record... 
How do you sort your LPs?
Record store style. Worked at one in the 70s. Stuck with me.Genre. Within genre alphabetized by last name of artist or band name. Jackson Browne in rock under B. J Geils Band in rock under J.Amount of records would be a consideration. I you only h... 
Usless but interesting many of you old timers started with original Large Advents?
First high end speakers were Rectlinear 3s.Advents from 1977-1994. Used a Marantz 2270 to power them.have owned a few pairs since, just for fun 
New Years Resolution .......
mahgisterthat is always my resolution too, never fail  
1973 one year out of High School.Living in my Folks’ basement. Waterbead, Marantz 2270, Rectilinear 3s, Technics TT.Smoke, women, music good times.a friend had a pair of Bose 901s suspended from ceiling driven by McIntosh. I was astounded by the s... 
Your favourite music movie?
“The Harder They Come” my favorite by far 
Do posters intend to hurt the feelings of other members?
Keyboard Ninjas Internet courage  
Does anyone use white gloves to handle records?
good grief just enjoy the music.been listening to, and handling records, over 50 years. never once thought about wearing gloves.  
best interconnect at decent price
Crimson Audio makes decently priced good sounding cables 
Linn question..
Tukans have very different kind of speaker terminals. Banana plugs only.Check here: make sure you don't unscrew all the rings at the same time, the positive and negative from left to right. ...